Monthly Archive: December 2016

Dec 31

Compilation 2016 photo album is online!

A compilation of our best and most important pictures of 2016

flaglogoOnce again it’s that time of year where we go through all our pictures and assemble the best of them in one album.

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Dec 31

2016: a year in Formula E

Happy New Year!

As 2016 comes to an end, we look back at the key events that have taken place over the past 12 months. But this is not a season review, this is a review of Formula E in 2016, which means that it contains elements of both the 2015/16 and the 2016/17 season, within which we are currently in the midst. Read the rest of this entry »

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Dec 31

Devin Jones and Drake Kemper to drive Bodymotion ST Porsche Cayman in 2017 IMSA Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge

“I couldn’t be more excited to be back with Bodymotion for the 2017 season” – Jones

Returning driver Devin Jones will be joined for the 2017 season by a new driver to Bodymotion Racing, Drake Kemper, starting at the Roar before the Rolex 24 test at Daytona International Speedway which takes place January 6-8. Read the rest of this entry »

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Dec 31

TRG announces Lyons, Wilson as 2017 Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge Drivers

The Racers Group will sport at least one Aston Martin V8 Vantage in the 2017 IMSA Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge

Craig Lyons and Kris Wilson will team up for the first time with the British GT4 car in the GS class. The series kicks off at the four-hour BMW Endurance Challenge during the spectacular Rolex 24 Hours at Daytona event, January 26-29, 2017. Read the rest of this entry »

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Dec 31

Rebecca Jackson’s Christmas Tale

Once upon a time there was a young British woman whose childhood dream was to compete at the 24 Hours of Le Mans

Rebecca Jackson's Christmas TaleFor several years, Rebecca Jackson has worked hard to make her dream come true, and in 2016 she did just that. Well almost: she has just one step left… Read the rest of this entry »

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Dec 30

The 2016 GT Asia Series, by the numbers..

12. The number of rounds in the 2016 season

GTAsiaSeries_SIC_R1_start_210816_med2 The 2016 GT Asia Series was the closest on record, with any number of challengers right through the field capable of standing on top of the championship podium, so as we head into the 2017 season, we thought we’d take a look back at the year that was, and decipher it.. by the numbers! Read the rest of this entry »

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Dec 30

Sparco® aiming at the top for Dakar 2017

Starts January 2 the race that opens the season. Sparco with the leading teams and drivers     

Sparco® aiming at the top for Dakar 2017 One of the most awaited moments of the season: the Dakar. It does not need introduction, the epic race that puts a strain on vehicles and drivers, in 13 days, they will face over 9000 km between Paraguay, Bolivia and Argentina. SPARCO®, as usual, will be present with important technical innovations that, from year to year, are to simplify the drivers’ life, already subjected to massive psychological and physical stress, in one of the toughest races in the world. Read the rest of this entry »

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Dec 30

F1 2016 driver salaries – who earned most?

The full breakdown is below…

F1 2016 Driver salaries – who earned most?The annual list of Formula 1 salaries has again been published with Lewis Hamilton ousting Fernando Alonso from the top position. Read the rest of this entry »

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Dec 30

Indycar Q&A with Michael Andretti

How much pride do you have in extending the Andretti legacy?

Michael AndrettiAndretti Autosport team owner Michael Andretti discussed the differences between running his Verizon IndyCar Series team as opposed to when he was driving for one in a recent chat with IndyCar.com’s Phillip B. Wilson. Read the rest of this entry »

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Dec 30

From quarters to $1m: the evolution of sim racing

Jack Nicholls looks at how the Visa Vegas eRace is the latest stage in the evolution of competitive virtual racing

When the 10 best sim racers in the world take on the 20 Formula E drivers in the Visa Vegas eRace on January 7, it will mark the next stage in the evolution of sim racing. Read the rest of this entry »

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Dec 30

All you need to know about the Dakar Rally (and some things you probably don’t)…with Red Bull TV (+video)

Did you know that Dakar Rally competitors will face more than 10 trillion grains of sand as they journey through Paraguay?

All you need to know about the Dakar Rally (and some things you probably don’t)…with Red Bull TV Dakar Daily, a daily live highlight series featuring the best behind the scenes action on the Dakar, premieres January 1 on Red Bull TV. Read the rest of this entry »

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Dec 29

Kendra Adams announces primary sponsorship agreement with Mobil 1

The history of Mobil 1 in motorsport dates back to the early 1970s

Kendra Adams Super Stock driver Kendra Adams is excited to announce Mobil 1 engine oils as her primary sponsor for her 2017 St. Onge Recreation Super Stock season at Sunset International Speedway. Read the rest of this entry »

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Dec 29

‘Schumacher’s legacy still felt in F1 today’ – Brawn

Ex-Mercedes boss Ross Brawn says Michael Schumacher’s legacy continues to be felt in Formula One

'Schumacher's legacy still felt in F1 today' - BrawnSchumacher, who suffered serious head injuries in a skiing accident three years ago today, is statistically the best-ever driver in F1, with the German having claimed 91 wins and seven Drivers’ titles. Read the rest of this entry »

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Dec 29

Championship engineer Bretzman gearing for more success in 2017

It culminated with Pagenaud’s spectacular championship season this year

Simon Pagenaud and Ben BretzmanSimon Pagenaud’s journey to the 2016 Verizon IndyCar Series championship included the help of many people and he was able to take his longtime engineer Ben Bretzman along for the ride. Read the rest of this entry »

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Dec 29

Stevenson Motorsports returns to Rolex 24 with No. 57 Audi R8 LMS

The No. 57 is back! 

Stevenson Motorsports is pleased to confirm its plans for the 2017 edition of the Rolex 24 At Daytona as the team targets a big result in the season-opening IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship.

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Dec 29

Alex Job Racing back with Audi, Sweedler, Bell and Montecalvo

AJR is returning to the Rolex 24 Hours At Daytona (Jan. 28-29)

Alex Job Racing (AJR) announced today that they will compete in the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship Tequila Patron North American Endurance Cup with an all-new Audi R8 LMS with drivers Bill Sweedler, Townsend Bell and Frankie Montecalvo. Read the rest of this entry »

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Dec 28

Renault to go ‘very aggressive’ with F1 2017 engine

Renault has decided to go “very aggressive” with its 2017 F1 power unit, managing director, Cyril Abiteboul has confirmed.

Renault to go 'very aggressive' with F1 2017 engineAfter a dismal first year with the new V6 turbo-powered engines in 2015, Renault improved in 2016, winning two races with customer team Red Bull, but will opt for an all-new concept next season in a bid to move further forward. Read the rest of this entry »

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Dec 28

Bright Lights and Big City awaits Panasonic Jaguar Racing at Million Dollar VISA Vegas eRace

Professional FIA Formula E racing drivers will battle against 10 professional simulator racing stars

Bright Lights and Big City awaits Panasonic Jaguar Racing at Million Dollar VISA Vegas eRace Panasonic Jaguar Racing drivers Adam Carroll and Mitch Evans will swap race seats for Playseats as they compete in the VISA Vegas eRace in the Venetian Hotel, Las Vegas on 7 January 2017. Read the rest of this entry »

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Dec 28

FanBoost opens for Visa Vegas eRace

FanBoost voting for the Visa Vegas eRace, which takes place on January 7, is now open.

As well as being able to vote for your favourite FIA Formula E Championship driver, for this unique event, you’ll also be able to vote for the 10 sim racers who qualified through the Road to Vegas Challenge. Read the rest of this entry »

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Dec 28

Formula V8 3.5: The perfect plan

In 2017, World Series Formula V8 3.5 rejoins the FIA WEC in six events in Europe, America and Asia

The perfect planWorld Series will be the lead-in races for the World Endurance Championship.  World Series Formula V8 3.5:  the leading single-seater championship in track time!

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